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Yelp is a multinational corporation headquartered in San Francisco, California. It develops, hosts and markets Yelp.com and the Yelp mobile app, which publish crowd-sourced reviews about local businesses. Yelp also trains small businesses to respond to reviews responsibly; hosts social events for reviewers; and provides basic data about businesses, such as hours of operation.

Yelp was founded in 2004 by former Paypal employees at startup incubator MRL Ventures. It was initially an unsuccessful email-based referral service, but was re-launched on the basis of unsolicited online reviews. It grew quickly and raised several rounds of funding. It had $30 million in revenues by 2010 and had collected more than 4.5 million crowd-sourced reviews. From 2009–2012, Yelp expanded throughout Europe and Asia. In 2009 it entered negotiations with Google for a potential acquisition, but a deal was never reached. Yelp became a public company in March 2012 and became profitable for the first time in 2014.

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Ok. I can't really say enough about Yelp being an internet bully especially when it comes to smaller businesses. I understand that you have to keep a site moving by having advertisements and what not. But when it comes to small business owners wanting control over their own yelp page and web presence, it should not cost them an arm and a leg. Because people who review a business' page can post and comment and review what they think about the business, but the business has no control (unless they spend hundreds of dollars MONTHLY) in managing, interacting, and adjusting their appearance on yelp. I am talking about businesses having a say in specific photos being the first photos instead of a blurry photo of some reviewer's cake. That blurry photo could affect business in a negative way, and said company is not responsible for the poor blurry advertisement. And YELP completely stifles honest businesses and their right to further their success. Yelp would not EXIST without businesses that WANT reviews and want to grow through customer reviews. So Yelp needs to really reconsider how they treat the companies being reviewed, if they want to keep that site running. Their technical support and service is poor and anyone trying to get answers from them will hang up with empty unsatisfied pockets. Yelp favors businesses that contribute hefty membership fees, and that leaves little room for smaller businesses to grow. Yelp feeds into monopolizing chain businesses and therefore hurts the economy. It is corrupt.

And to climb into this horrific dark dank rabbit hole even further, if reviewers on yelp want to leave REVIEWS... then I think we should be able to REVIEW THE REVIEWER. Just because this person doesn't like the sushi, how do I KNOW that they don't eat fish sticks everyday, and spicy tuna is completely whack to them. To be honest, anyone who eats fish sticks daily is not someone I'd go to seeking advice.

That's my two cents and some change on yelp from a business owner's standpoint instead of a reviewer.
manjeet kaur

manjeet kaur

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This is good to use but it has some problems in it does not provide the all the contact details some of the business otherwise this site is easy to use with good service support.

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